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Festivals

Brie Larson

Brie Larson to receive Mill Valley honour  

3-Sep-2015

The 38th Mill Valley Film Festival will host the California premiere of awards season prospect Room accompanied by a Spotlight on star and MVFF Award recipient Brie Larson.

Rio

'Hopefuls', 'Beatriz' among Festival do Rio's Première Brasil entries

2-Sep-2015

Top brass at the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival announced that 41 feature and 19 shorts from Brazilian filmmakers will screen in the 17th edition, set to run from October 1-14.

DxM

Sam Neill sci-fi ‘DxM’ to world premiere at Grimmfest

2-Sep-2015

EXCLUSIVE: The Manchester-based horror festival has revealed its 2015 programme.

Jean Prewitt

IFTA heads extend contracts through 2018

The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) announced the news on Monday concerning CEO and president Jean Prewitt and executive vice-president and American Film Market (AFM) managing director Jonathan Wolf.

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Tharlo

Asian Shadows picks up Pema Tseden's 'Tharlo'

Hong Kong-based sales company Asian Shadows has picked up world rights (outside Greater China) to Tibetan director Pema Tseden’s Tharlo, which will receive its world premiere in Venice’s Orizzonti section.

venice vfm market

Venice Film Market: Chinese presence declines

Venice Film Market director Pascal Diot has confirmed that Chinese involvement in the event has decreased markedly since last year.

Baby Bump

Venice's Barbera heralds success of Biennale College initiative

Venice Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera has hailed the success of the Festival’s groundbreaking Biennale College - Cinema programme in nurturing new work from young filmmakers around the world.

Arturo Ripstein

Venice to honour Mexico's Arturo Ripstein

Director’s La calle de la amargura to be presented Out of Competition.

venice vfm market

'The Norm' adaptation to be pitched at Venice Market

An adaptation of Vladimir Sorokin’s bestselling novel The Norm is among eight film projects to be presented at a pitching forum in Venice by Roskino in cooperation with the Venice Film Market on Sept 6 .

Venice Film Festival 2015 poster

Venice reveals Sala Web titles

Venice’s “virtual festival” will feature 15 world premieres this year.

Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma to receive Venice honour

Documentary De Palma by Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow to screen out of competition.

Julie Delpy's 'Lolo' to premiere at Venice Days

French comedy added to sidebar’s competition.

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Tharlo

Asian Shadows picks up Pema Tseden's 'Tharlo'

Hong Kong-based sales company Asian Shadows has picked up world rights (outside Greater China) to Tibetan director Pema Tseden’s Tharlo, which will receive its world premiere in Venice’s Orizzonti section.

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Spear

LevelK to launch Hong Kong office

Scandinavian sales outfit LevelK is expanding eastward.

Sworn Virgin

'Sworn Virgin' takes top prize at Hong Kong

Laura Bispuri’s Sworn Virgin won the Firebird Award in the Young Cinema Competition at this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), which wrapped on Monday night.

Murmur of the Hearts

Sylvia Chang’s Murmur to open HKIFF

Philip Yung’s Port Of Call to close the festival.

Sylvia Chang

Hong Kong unveils Sylvia Chang focus

Taiwanese filmmaker and actress Sylvia Chang has been chosen as the Filmmaker in Focus at this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF).

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